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2014-08-26 16:20:49

WINNIPEG, 26 Aug. 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying an investigator to the site of a freight train derailment in Emerson, Manitoba. The train is operated by Burlington Northern and Santa Fe. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the...

2014-08-26 16:20:44

Briggs Kia showcases freshly available Kia models TOPEKA, Kan., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2015 Kia Forte takes precedence in the compact car segment this year, taking over and setting the trend for the competition to follow. Evidence of the 2015 Kia Cadenza and Optima are apparent in the face and body of the now-sportier Forte. Available in two trims, the LX and EX, the 2015 Forte also can be found in two other body styles in addition to its sedan from; a two-door...

2014-08-26 16:20:39

SEATTLE, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line celebrated the keel laying of its new 2,650-guest Pinnacle Class ship on Aug. 22 at Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Italy. A 680-ton block was lowered by crane into the yard's building dock, marking the official beginning of construction. The 99,500-gross-ton ship is scheduled for delivery in February 2016. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130930/SF88951LOGO The event was attended by Holland America Line's Keith...

2014-08-26 16:20:35

DUBLIN, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Static Seating Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 A seating system provides postural support for people. Static seating system finds its major application in the following three areas: Automotive seating: Seating systems play a significant role in providing comfort to passengers during travel. In recent years, the role of seating...

2014-08-26 16:20:33

Five students complete Northrop Grumman - University of Maryland, Baltimore County program FALLS CHURCH, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) today announced the completion of the 2014 Global Externship Program to give international students exposure to career fields in cyber, program management and computer engineering. Four of the students were from Saudi Arabia and one was from the United Arab...

2014-08-26 16:20:32

Briggs Subaru of Topeka introduces available and arriving 2015 models TOPEKA, Kan., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The differences between Subaru's two most successful and safest SUVs available on the market may appear subtle, but a more in depth comparison given by Briggs Subaru of Topeka is designed to help consumers find the determining factors that tip the scale in one direction or the other. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139591 The dealer analyzes...

2014-08-26 16:20:29

Appearance Package among new features in 2015 Ford Explorer PLAINFIELD, Ill., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2015 model year should prove to be one of the most memorable for Ford dealerships as many of the brand's keystone nameplates are receiving redesigns. While those vehicles will get the attention, models that retain their current platform like the 2015 Ford Explorer near Bolingbrook IL are quietly making their way onto the Rod Baker Ford lot. (Photo -...

2014-08-26 12:25:48

Apres-Ski Weekend to Produce Heightened Social and Active Experience at Copper Mountain Ski Resort COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reservations are open for the inaugural Apres-Ski Weekend taking place at Copper Mountain Ski Resort between December 4(th)-7(th). Guests will be treated to an elevated ski experience from the moment they get off the plane by receiving champagne aboard a private shuttle. On the way to the slopes, they will toast to the weekend...

2014-08-26 12:21:34

ITASCA, Ill., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading global aero-communications service provider, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, to provide in-flight Internet and wireless in-flight entertainment service on at least 58 Embraer and Boeing 737 aircraft operated by Aeromexico. Gogo previously announced, in December 2013, that it had agreed on the principal terms and conditions with Aeromexico...

2014-08-26 12:21:31

Consumers excited about upgrades to 2015 Scion FR-S NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When the Scion FR-S sports car coupe was first introduced in the 2013 model year as an affordable sports car with great styling and performance, it instantly became one of the most popular new cars in the Scion lineup. This vehicle was able to grow a massive fan base in just a few short years and a Naperville Illinois Scion dealership has already spoken to many customers about...


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DINA S.A.
2014-06-23 06:49:58

DINA S.A. is a Mexican automotive manufacturer of heavy trucks, specialty trucks, urban buses, armored military vehicles and intercity coaches. The company was founded in 1951 and is owned by the Gomez Flores family located in Ciudad Sahagun, Hidalgo, Mexico. Products manufactured by DINA are distributed to the UK, US, Russia, Iran, Egypt, Syria, Mexico, Nicaragua and other Central and South American countries. The company was founded under the name Diesel Nacional S.A. with an...

Vehículos Automotores Mexicanos (VAM)
2014-06-23 06:39:08

Vehículos Automotores Mexicanos (VAM) was founded in 1946 under the Willys Mexicana SA name and manufactured automobiles in Mexico until 1989. It originally produced vehicles licensed under Willys-Overland and American Motors Corporation (AMC). In 1963 the company became government controlled so VAM became its own company, transforming from Willys Mexicana through an agreement with AMC and the government. In late 1980 Renault assumed the majority of AMC ownership in VAM and the last...

Alpha Sports
2014-06-23 06:23:23

Alpha Sports (ASP) is a kit car manufacturer from Australia founded in 1962.The original cars produced were based on the Lotus Seven, but over time were redesigned into their own style. ASP cars have also competed in various racing events. In the 1960s Rory Thompson and Ray Lewis built cars based on the Lotus Seven called the “Bacchus Clubman.” Engines used were a BMC B-Series 1500. Later Models were called ASP with their workshop located at Alpha House, Alpha Street, Kensington,...

Holden
2014-06-18 08:33:12

Holden is the shortened name for GM Holden LTD located in Australia. It is an automaker that began in 1856 as a manufacturer of saddles and entered into automobile manufacturing in 1908. In 1931 the company became a subsidiary of GM and was named GM Holden LTD. In 1998 the name was changed to Holden LTD and adopted the name Holden in 2005. On December 11, 2013, Holden announced they will cease production at the end of 2017. Holden produces GM vehicles in Australia along with other brand...

Mastretta
2014-06-18 08:19:49

Mastretta is the shortened name for Mastrettadesign Tecnoidea SA de CV, a Mexican car manufacturer founded in 1987 by Daniel Mastretta. Initially, the company produced a limited amount of kit cars, buses and trucks until 2010 when the in-house MXT was developed. In 1990, Mastretta produced microbuses’ for the metropolitan area as well as buses for the urban area. In 1998 they produced their first kit car built on a Volkswagen frame -- the Unidiserio Mastretta MXA. The engine was a VW...

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